Vinayshil Gautam

Vinayshil Gautam

Managing Covid the Indian way

Managing Covid the Indian way

Monday, 14 September 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

The desi variant of regulation has many unique characteristics, namely observing the format even if the content sounds silly The last six months have seen exponential growth in the use of internet-enabled platforms for communication purposes. More webinars have been, perhaps, held per week than were seminars held per month, in...

Impenetrable barriers

Monday, 25 May 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

Borders around the country remain closed, no matter what the compulsion of those trying to cross them Any territory around the world, right from a street to a State to a city or a region, has its characteristics. The word “territory” has one of its most common usages in the field...

The cost of free expression

Monday, 11 May 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

The absence of credible research for sustainable conclusions before being put out in the public domain can have its risks Some day, when this pandemic is over and the world begins to heal from the Coronavirus’ impact on the health and global economy, some researcher might seek to do a content...

Awaiting the future with bated breath

Monday, 27 April 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

For those who will survive the Covid-19 era, it will be another chance to look at the fundamentals of a civilised life One of the biggest industries currently is forecasting the future of a post-Coronavirus world. Various themes are being touted — “Revival to survival”, “Covid-19: A learning opportunity for higher...

A new normal is emerging

Monday, 13 April 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

The social narrative itself will need to change. Perceptions will have to alter. The frameworks of reference will have to shift When information has reasonable chances of being accurate and comes from a knowledgeable source and that authority cannot be identified, it is customary to say that the information being provided...

Pandemic not the first nor the last

Monday, 30 March 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

The present experience forms a part of the collage of this planet’s history. How we respond will determine how the future shall emerge Clearly the planet is passing through challenging times. However, this is not the first time in the history of mankind that, what is now being termed as a...

Of threat and its perception

Monday, 16 March 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

It is nobody's case that danger is not there. It is a question of an intelligent understanding of disaster as it is possible to face it sensibly Periodically there are events which capture the people’s mind and imagination because they are so unusual. Recall the global frenzy at the beginning of...

Time to study the unspoken rules

Monday, 02 March 2020 | Vinayshil Gautam

It is one of the gaps of sociological studies that social mores have rarely been subjected to scholastic scrutiny Life is a profound yet subtle experience. The origins of norms, values and regulations are visible only at a certain level and in the context of certain experiences. For instance, consider the...

Sunday Edition


20 September 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Sunday Pioneer

21,907 more test +ve in Maha

20 September 2020 | TN RAGHUNATHA | Sunday Pioneer

PMO-led task force to tackle air pollution management in NCR

20 September 2020 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

No shortage of oxygen for Covid patients: K'taka Min

20 September 2020 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Raj: 45-yr-old woman raped in Alwar; 5 held

20 September 2020 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Covid hits Telangana Health Minister's office, 7 test positive

20 September 2020 | IANS | Sunday Pioneer